I am heading to the model city of urban and regional planning: Portland, Oregon. In honor of the model metropolis, here's a short list of urban themed blogs: - altantalarry "An assortment of writings involving Atlanta's neighborhoods, New Urbanism, and Cities" - Neighbourhoods "...neighbourhood relations, social capital..." - Rebuilding place in urban space - San Francisco Cityscape - starts and fits "A log about land use and transportation that is updated . . . from time to time"